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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in Smoking: from 3 months Before to last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 257 132 55.4 48.1-62.6 81 32.0 25.6-39.3 44 12.5 8.5-18.1
Age
< 20 years 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 103 51 53.8 42.6-64.7 37 36.1 26.1-47.5 *** *** ***
25-34 years 110 64 63.3 51.8-73.5 26 22.1 14.0-33.0 20 14.7 8.2-24.8
35+ years 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 177 86 52.0 43.4-60.5 64 36.6 28.7-45.3 27 11.4 6.9-18.1
Non-Hispanic Black 56 31 63.8 47.1-77.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 56 23 42.9 27.8-59.5 20 36.7 22.5-53.7 *** *** ***
High School 88 42 51.9 39.7-63.9 26 31.9 21.5-44.5 20 16.2 9.1-27.1
> High School 113 67 65.2 54.5-74.6 35 29.7 20.8-40.5 *** *** ***
Marital Status
Married 104 57 60.3 48.8-70.8 28 27.8 18.6-39.3 *** *** ***
Other 152 74 51.6 41.9-61.1 53 35.3 26.7-45.1 25 13.1 7.9-21.0
WIC recipient
No 78 49 65.5 52.3-76.6 18 24.3 14.8-37.3 *** *** ***
Yes 179 83 50.9 42.0-59.7 63 35.6 27.5-44.5 33 13.6 8.6-20.8
Medicaid recipient
No 55 37 67.9 52.2-80.3 13 23.3 12.7-38.9 *** *** ***
Yes 202 95 51.9 43.5-60.1 68 34.5 27.0-42.9 39 13.6 8.9-20.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 105 42 40.6 31.7-50.2 34 32.2 24.1-41.6 29 27.2 19.6-36.3
2500+ grams 152 90 57.1 48.9-64.9 47 32.0 24.9-40.1 15 10.9 6.6-17.3

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 25-26.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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